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Synonyms for casualty

an unexpected and usually undesirable event

one that is made to suffer injury, loss, or death


a termination of life, usually as the result of an accident or a disaster

Synonyms for casualty

someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement

someone injured or killed in an accident

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an accident that causes someone to die

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Losses arising from progressive deterioration through a steadily operating cause, however, are not deemed to be casualties (e.g., termite damage or normal seasonal variations in levels of a body of water; see Rev.
Orakzai Agency remained the most peaceful agency with the least number of civilian casualties as only 18 civilian casualties (five killings and 13 injuries) were reported from Orakzai, thus accounting for two per cent of the overall civilian casualties.Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Islamic State of Khorasan (IS-K), Khan Said and Hakeemullah group of Mehsud Taliban, Wazir Taliban, Haqqani network, Lask-e-Jhangvi Almi and TTP-Jamat-ul-Ahrar (TTP-JuA) remained the major actors in the theatre of terrorism created in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
In order to determine the attrition rate for the Arghandab clear operations, we queried the casualty reporting databases to pull the actual numbers for all categories of casualties for the Arghandab clear operation--the numerator.
The 172d Infantry Brigade's medical company keeps incoming casualties warm in a heated triage tent.
Of the 1,901 civilian casualties resulting from ground combat and crossfire, UNAMA attributed 988, or 52 per cent, to anti-government elements and 274, equivalent to 14 per cent, to pro-government forces, while 599, or 32 per cent, could not be attributed and 38 civilian casualties, equivalent to two per cent, resulted from cross-border shelling.
Aerial operations from January through June killed and injured 519 people - 150 of which were child casualties (89 deaths and 61 injured) - a 39 per cent increase in civilian casualties from airstrikes compared to the same period last year, according to UNAMA.
'Everyone heard the message loud and clear from Afghan delegates in the Doha talks - 'reduce civilian casualties to zero!'' Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, said.
In the same period, civilian casualties attributed to the Taliban and other militant groups decreased 43% as compared to 2018, according to a fresh report by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in its mid-year report has documented 3,812 casualties (1,366 deaths and 2,446 injured) in the war-torn nation, reported Tolo News.
Mancini countered that IRS Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts, suggests that physical damage might not be required for a casualty loss.
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), however, reported that this year's casualties were the lowest for a first quarter since 2013.
Balochistan witnesses over 158% rise in fatalities, erstwhile FATA saw 75% dropISLAMABAD:The first quarter of 2019 was quite volatile for Pakistan with an overall 12% increase in violence related fatalities, as compared to year 2018, as Balochistan witnessed an over 158% rise in fatalities, while the tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) region saw a nearly 75% drop.TheCenter for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) in its Quarterly Security Report2019 released on Monday revealed that Balochistan remained a hotbed of violence which stood at the top with 194 casualties however, the tribal districts of KP appeared as the least affected region, despite being the hub of militants at one point with 30 casualties.
Official police data shows there were six casualties where Hollyhedge Road meets Woodhouse Lane in 2017 - the latest year for which figures are available.
The IRS recently issued two revenue procedures containing safe harbors to assist taxpayers in determining the amount of deductible losses from casualties or thefts.
UNAMA's latest update documents 5,122 civilian casualties (1,692 deaths and 3,430 injured) - a three per cent overall decrease from last year - with civilian deaths up by one per cent, the most recorded in the same time period, since UNAMA began systematic documentation of civilian casualties in 2009.